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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel meets migrants, activists


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, met a cross-section of people and sought their views on the Kashmir issue on ... Read more...

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Kashmir Committee members arrive in Jammu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) A three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, arrived in Jammu Friday to hold talks with various sections of people in the region ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists may be questioned over Fai links


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian security agencies would study the charges brought up against an alleged Pakistani agent arrested in the US for illegal lobbying to tilt the American ... Read more...

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Farooq asks separatists to talk to central government


January 5th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Union minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Wednesday asked the separatists to come forward and engage in a dialogue with the central government to resolve the Kashmir ... Read more...

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20,000 dentists to reach Dubai for global meet


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) Over 20,000 dentists from all over the world are expected to gather in Dubai in February for an international dental conference.The three-day 15th annual UAE International Dental Conference ... Read more...

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Separatist leader Abdul Gani Bhat admits separatist leaders killed by his own people


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
By BilalSrinagar, Jan.3 (ANI): Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, a separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir, has admitted some prominent men of the secessionist movement were killed by their own people. They included ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader’s statement proves our point: police (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 ( IANS) Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat's admission that militants and not Indian security forces were to blame for the killing of top separatist leaders vindicates the police stand, ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar during Moharum


December 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Srinagar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday to prevent any untoward law and order incident during Moharum, which is being observed throughout the country.Moharum is observed ... Read more...

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Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha activists attack Mirwaiz in New Delhi


November 30th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Tuesday attacked the All India Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in New Delhi when ... Read more...

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ABVP workers hurl eggs at Mirwaiz’s vehicle in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Kolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers on Sunday staged protests against All Party Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's visit to Kolkata.Mirwaiz, ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar after Mirwaiz assault


November 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Nov.26 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday, a day after All Party Hurriyat Conference Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was assaulted.Five areas were placed under curfew ... Read more...

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Delhi adopting ‘cosmetic approach’ to Kashmir, says Sayeed


November 26th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and opposition Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Friday criticised the central government for adopting a "cosmetic approach" on Kashmir.In ... Read more...

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Clashes in Srinagar after news of assault on Mirwaiz


November 25th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Old city areas of Srinagar witnessed clashes between protesters and security forces Thursday as the news about manhandling of the moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq by ... Read more...

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Attack on Mirwaiz reaction to separatists’ politics: Omar


November 25th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has described the attack on Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Chandigarh Thursday as a "reaction to the kind of ... Read more...

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15 injured as clashes erupt in Kashmir (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) At least three policemen and a dozen protesters were injured as clashes erupted again in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley while authorities imposed curfew ... Read more...

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Interlocutors to meet J-K CM Omar Adullah


October 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.25 (ANI): The three interlocutors appointed by the Central Government to seek out various shades of opinion in Jammu and Kashmir, are scheduled to meet Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and a ... Read more...

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Hurriyat Conference not to meet interlocutors in Jammu and Kashmir, says Mirwaiz


October 24th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct.24 (ANI): The Hurriyat Conference on Sunday decided not to meet the three-member visiting team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government to take various shades of opinion ... Read more...

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Kashmir attention on Obama visit: Omar Abdullah


October 20th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Vijaypur (Kashmir), Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said his government was focused on a "forthcoming high level visit", a reference to US President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Using subtle satire, Facebook debate criticises Geelani


October 15th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Another day, another shutdown or a curfew... After four months of bearing up, signs of slow frustration appear to be creeping in among Kashmiris. And ... Read more...

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All-party team leaves behind hope, fear in Jammu-Kashmir (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) The all-party delegation led by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday wiund up its three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and returned to New Delhi from here, ... Read more...

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Indefinite curfew imposed in Srinagar, FIR against Mirwaiz


September 12th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): An indefinite curfew has been imposed in Srinagar and a case has been filed against All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq following Friday's violence and arson ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage ends in Kashmir


August 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Defying all odds, more than 456,000 pilgrims prayed at the cave shrine of Lord Shiva in southern Kashmir during the Amarnath Yatra that ended Tuesday. The pilgrimage, which ... Read more...

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Obama, world leaders taken to task as AIDS meeting ends (Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 23 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and leaders of governments across the globe were asked to do more to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic by activists, as the 18th International ... Read more...

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Nuclear conference adopts disarmament measures


May 29th, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 29 (DPA) The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference adopted Friday a declaration upholding principles of disarmament and calling for an international conference in 2012 with the aim to establish ... Read more...

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Geelani’s dialogue proposal to resolve Kashmir issue hailed


March 6th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 6 (ANI): Senior Hurriyat leader Moulvi Abass Ansari on Saturday welcomed the separatist All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani's support to dialogue as the mode to resolve ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik in preventive custody amid militant threats


January 1st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Amid intelligence reports that he figures on the target list of militants, separatist leader Yasin Malik was taken into a preventive custody Friday when he was on way ... Read more...

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Chidambaram condemns attack on Mirwaiz’s aide, says quiet peace dialogue to continue


December 5th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today condemned the attack on Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umer Farooq's aide Fazl Haque Qureshi, but said the talks will continue in a ... Read more...

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European immigration officials plan job portal


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Immigration officials from Europe and Asia have recommended a multinational portal on the European job market to tackle increasing illegal migration across the globe. One of the ... Read more...

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Border officials want Asia-Europe study on illegal migration


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Immigration officials from Europe and Asia have recommended a joint study between the two continents on the phenomenon of illegal migration, a senior Indian official said Wednesday. G. ... Read more...

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India wants to diversify migration base from Gulf to Europe: official


December 1st, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) India is interested in diversifying the migration of its skilled workers from the Gulf region to European countries, a senior official of the overseas Indian affairs (OIA) ministry ... Read more...

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Hurriyat chief ready for talks through open or quiet diplomacy


November 13th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said he was ready for talks to resolve the Kashmir issue "through open or quiet diplomacy". "We want issue-based discussions on Kashmir ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz calls for all ‘inclusive movement’


November 12th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 12 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said the Kashmir issue can only be resolved if "people of all religions, regions and ethnicity are included" in the ... Read more...

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Shun violence for peace talks, says Indian PM


October 29th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) A day after declaring he was ready to embrace anyone to win peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asked separatists to give up ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz goes to London to attend Kashmir conference


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday left for London enroute New Delhi to take part in two separate conferences on the Kashmir issue, a Hurriyat spokesman ... Read more...

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